AWARDS
DESIGN AWARDS & PRESIDENTIAL HONOREES
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2018 Design Awards Presented By: Sharpe Interior Systems, Inc.

Amongst the most prestigious and competitive awards programs for architecture in the United States, the annual AIA Los Angeles Design Awards honor excellence in built work (Design Awards), yet unbuilt (Next LA Awards) and built work with a high level of sustainable and environmental performance (COTE LA).

The ceremony (and party that follows) that honors winners also recognizes annual AIA|LA Presidential Awardee recipients bestowed by the organization’s board of directors. Celebrate these firms and individuals, meet-up with old friends and new, and enjoy #ArchitectsNightOut, it all happens Tuesday night, October 30.


KEY DATES / 2018

Call for Entries / Tuesday, April 24

Registrations Due / Tuesday, June 12

Submissions Due/ Tuesday, August 7

Jury Day / Friday, September 21

Sponsorship Deadline/ Monday, October 15

Awards Ceremony / Tuesday, October 30


DETAILS

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HONOREE INTERVIEW
The Beautiful Vision of 2018 Emerging Practice Recipient Ed Ogosta, AIA
Where would Ed Ogosta, AIA, visit in LA if he had four hours off? Find out in this Q&A.
HONOREE INTERVIEW
It Began at the Getty Villa—Hathaway Dinwiddie’s Steve Smith
Hathaway Dinwiddie has been named the 2018 AIA|LA Design Advocate-Builder The company's Steve Smith answers the honoree Q&A.
HONOREE INTERVIEW
"Enhance People's Lives"
What drove the 2018 Building Team of the Year? Ernest Cirangle, AIA, Design Principal, HOK's Los Angeles Office with an answer.

HONOREE INTERVIEW
Getting There—Metro’s Jenna Hornstock, Hon. AIA|LA
When it came to answering the Honoree Q&A, we weren't surprised that Jenna Hornstock's answers were transportation-centric.
HONOREE INTERVIEW
In the Light—Honorary AIA|LA Anne Frederiksen
Anne Frederiksen, who will be bestowed an Hon. AIA|LA, as a Nordic touch.
HONOREE INTERVIEW
Ingalill Wahlroos-Ritter, FAIA's, Dream Commission + More
Find out what surprised us about the the Dean of Woodbury University's School of Architecture.

HONOREE INTERVIEW
The Los Angeles of Michael A. Enomoto, FAIA, 2018 Gold Medal recipient
The array of projects 2018 Gold Medal winner Michael A. Enomoto, FAIA, has had his hands in is dazzling.
PRESIDENTIAL HONOREES
2018 AIA|LA Presidential Honorees Announced
Selected by the AIA|LA Board of Directors, Presidential Honorees are individuals, firms, and companies who have made significant contributions to the field.

2018 DESIGN AWARDS JURIES
DESIGN AWARDS
Steve Dumez, FAIA
Steve Dumez is Principal and Director of Design of the New Orleans based design studio Eskew+Dumez+Ripple.
DESIGN AWARDS
Elaine Molinar, AIA
Elaine Molinar, AIA LEED AP is an architect and Managing Partner of Snøhetta’s US offices.
DESIGN AWARDS
Brett Steele
Brett Steele (AA DIPL, HON FRIBA, FRSA) is the first architect appointed as dean of the UCLA School of the Arts and Architecture (UCLA Arts).
NEXT LA
David Benjamin
David Benjamin is Founding Principal of The Living, and Assistant Professor at Columbia GSAPP.
NEXT LA
Mario Cipresso, AIA
An Associate Principal at Hawkins/Brown, Mario Cipresso is a LEED accredited professional active in the architecture and planning community.
NEXT LA
Elizabeth Timme
Elizabeth Timme is co-founder of LA-Más, a non-profit urban design organization that helps lower-income and underserved communities shape their future through policy and architecture.

2018 DESIGN AWARDS JURIES
COTE LA
Bill Leddy, FAIA
A founding Principal of LEDDY MAYTUM STACY Architects in San Francisco, Bill Leddy has been a national leader for 30 years in the design of regenerative architecture that celebrates our place in the natural world.
COTE LA
Doug Noble, FAIA
Douglas E. Noble, FAIA, Ph.D., is a faculty member at the USC School of Architecture, known for his work in four overlapping arenas: Architectural Computing, Building Science, Architecture Education, and Design Theories and Methods.
COTE LA
Anne Schopf, FAIA
As Design Partner with Mahlum Architects, Anne Schopf, FAIA strives to create healthy and sustainable communities that support equity and inclusion for all.

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PHOTO: Row 1: (L) photo: AIA|LA Staff | (C) photo: courtesy Ingalil Wahlroos-Ritter, FAIA | (R) Terminal Islanders Memorial. Executive Architect and Design Architect: Gruen Associates. Photo: RMA Photography